How to change language on Amazon explained


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Want to know how to change language on Amazon? We've got you covered. The massive online retailer Amazon is everyone's final destination for purchasing anything from the comfort of their couch. However, everything becomes more convenient when you can do the same in your local language, whether speaking to someone or reading something. So it is obvious that you must be willing to use your favourite apps in your local language, and here comes our guide to teach you how to change language on Amazon.

Considering users' preference for using their local language, Amazon has incorporated many languages into its online store app and its video streaming app, Amazon Prime. Here you can select your country and the various local language options available for different countries.

Based on the country you choose, there are language options available, so it's useful to know how to change language on Amazon. For some countries, there is only one option, but for others, more than one language option is available. Such as, for India, there are 8 local language options, for Germany 6, Japan and Belgium 3, among others.

How to change language on Amazon mobile app

Android

  • Open the Amazon online retail store app. Make sure you are using the most recent version of it.
  • Once logged in, click on the three horizontal line icons on the bottom right of the screen.
  • Scroll down and click on "Settings."
  • Choose "Country & Language".
  • Select your preferred country and language from the long list of choices available.
  • That's it. Amazon is now getting displayed in your chosen language. You will also get confirmation of the change via email.

iOS

  • Open the Amazon app. Make sure you have the latest version of the app installed.
  • Once logged in, click on the three horizontal line icon on the bottom right of the screen.
  • Scroll down and click on "Settings."
  • Choose "Country & Language".
  • Select your preferred country and language from the various options available.
  • There you have it. Now enjoy the app in your preferred language.

How to change language on Amazon Website

Website

  • Use any browser to access Amazon's website. Hover your cursor over the "flag icon" near to "Account and Lists" option on the top right.
  • Click on "Change country/region."
  • Choose your preferred country. Then select your preferred language from the various local language options available.
Amazon website country selection option box
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Mobile

  • Open the Amazon website using any browser.
  • Scroll down to the end of the page; here you can see your country and language.
  • Click on the country and select your country/region
  • Then choose your preferred language
  • Click on "Save Changes".

Why is my Amazon Page in Foreign Language?

You might be viewing your Amazon page for various reasons. The most common of these are:

  • Your account is set on the default country and language, "United States" and "English".
  • By mistake, you have selected a different nation as your preferred country.
  • A VPN might be turned on your device, conflicting with Amazon getting the idea of your current location.
  • You are on an Amazon website exclusively for a specific region.
  • You arrived on Amazon from a different-language third-party website.
  • Amazon cookies might be causing this issue (try clearing them).
  • Your browser's language preference is different.
  • Your browser is outdated.

With this, we have concluded our guide on how to change language on Amazon. Before leaving, check out our list of the best Hulu VPNs and small Wi-Fi routers in 2023.

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